Monster Management – Consulting in the following areas of expertise:

  • Acquisitions
  • Accounting
  • Advertising/Marketing
  • Architecture/Design/Layout
  • Basic and Advanced General Business
  • Construction
  • Facility Management
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Financing
  • Franchising (Monster Self Storage)
  • Location & Development
  • Operations
  • Market Research/Analysis

Monster Management has specific and qualified additional areas of expertise:

Bookkeeping, Profit & Loss Statements, Depreciation Specific to Self Storage, Payroll, Accounts Payable, Daily-Monthly-Quarterly Audits and Tax Consulting/Preparation

Paul Walker, Monster Management
PO Box 1131
Walterboro, SC 29488

Primary 843-549-5999
eFax 888.940.7771

Basic Account Package:

  • Comparative Profit & Loss Statements – Monthly, Quarterly and Annually – Additional Financial Analysis Optional
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • All Filing for Sales & Payroll Taxes – 941’s, etc.
  • Accounts Payable – Up to 25 vendors
  • NSF Check Handling – Up to 5 per month, court costs additional = $250
  • Payroll Processing – up to 3 employees = $75
  • Daily & Monthly Auditing & Report Processing by Experienced & Qualified Self Storage Administrative Staff = $22 per operational day & $175 per month
  • End of Year Tax Returns for Individual, Partnership, Corporate, Estate and Trusts – Prepared for others – Optional In-House Processing

Walker Accounting & Tax is a branch of our operations and has handled all Accounting & Tax work for our company for over 25 years. They are a separately managed entity that provides multiple internal checks & balances.

We manage all the Carolina Self Storage and Monster Self Storage locations in the southeast with over 17 stores currently under management. We specialize in Site Selection & Construction, Operations/Management and Marketing & Design. We started our operations in 1989 and have grown significantly in the last five years. We have special expertise in off-site management with remote access, kiosk interfaces and appointment based operations, although most of our current stores are full function Class A properties. We offer a full complement of operational solutions including Online Payments & Reservations, Centralized Mailing & Auction Procedures, Full Accounting and Payroll Services In-House, Optimized and Fully SEO Compliant Website (recently redesigned), Online Live Reporting and Specialized Security with Off-site Monitoring Experience.

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Our mission is to offer a “Stress Free & Turn Key” management solution to experienced and new storage owners.

Paul Walker, Monster Management
PO Box 1131
Walterboro, SC 29488

Primary 843-549-5999
eFax 888.940.7771

Common Reasons for Hiring a Management Company

  • New Self Storage Owner
  • Business Partners/Financial Lenders
  • Looking to Retire or Move on to other Ventures
  • Absentee Owner
  • Owner/Employee Benefits
  • Branding

Different Levels of Service/Management

  • Full Service Property Management
  • Accounting Functions
  • Operations Only
  • Consulting Services
  • Branding/Marketing Programs
  • Flexibility of Programs

What is Included with Full Service/Management

  • Staffing/HR Management/Employee Benefits
  • Accounting/Reporting/Budgeting
  • Branding/Marketing/Advertising/Merchandising
  • Economy of Scales
  • Audits/Training/Inspections
  • Building Maintenance/Improvements/Enhancements
  • Technology and Implementations
  • Website/E-Commerce
  • Property Tax Evaluations
  • Expense Monitoring and Reviews
  • Consulting Services/Brokerage
  • Lien Sale Oversight
  • Other Services

Factors to Consider When Choosing a Management Company

  • Geographic Location of Management Company and Regions covered
  • Performance Record on New Builds, Distressed Properties, Turn Arounds and Existing Quality Locations
  • Visit Locations Currently Under Their Management
  • Check Out References
  • Review Format for Monthly Reports/Financials you will Receive
  • Are They Owner Operators as well as property Managers?

Questions to Ask When Selecting a Management Company

  • How many properties do you currently manage?
  • How many are owned? Is a preference given to owned properties?
  • How many staff members and field supervisors are on payroll?
  • How many sites does each area manager oversee?
  • How often can I expect my site to be visited?
  • How is employee turn over in your company (corporate, site, etc.)?
  • Do you meet all state licensing requirements?
  • Can I speak to past owners that you no longer manage for?
  • What are your key result areas that are tracked and monitored?
  • Have you or your field supervisors ever managed a facility?
  • What kind of training programs do you have?
  • What kind of marketing programs do you have?
  • Who is authorized to sign checks on the account?